Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana

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Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana | TJ Baker

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Advocates hoping to bring upwards of $ 700 million in new revenue to Illinois by legalizing marijuana next year spoke to lawmakers at a joint House-Senate committee hearing Tuesday. A measure legalizing marijuana for adults in Illinois in order to spur economic development while protecting public safety is expected to be considered by the […]

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — The enactment of medical marijuana laws is not associated with any increase in marijuana use by those ages 12 to 25, and is not associated with any increase in problematic cannabis use by any age groups, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Prevention Science. Investigators at Columbia University assessed marijuana use […]

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New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US

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New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON — A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record level of 64%, up from 60% last year and 50% in 2011. This year’s national survey shows the greatest approval for ending marijuana prohibition in the history of the study, and the first time that a majority of […]

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Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana

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Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project

HARTFORD, CT — A new poll by Sacred Heart University shows that 71% of Connecticut residents support legalizing and taxing marijuana. The poll was conducted on October 3-12 and surveyed 1,000 Connecticut residents from around the state. This level of support marks a significant increase since the last poll in 2015, which showed 63% approval for making […]

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High | Paul Armentano

More than six in ten Americans believe that the social use of marijuana should be legal for adults, according to nationwide polling data provided by CBS News. The percentage marks a significant increase since 2013, when only 45 percent of respondents endorsed legalization, and it is among the highest levels of public support ever reported […]

CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High | The Daily Chronic

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Vermont Moves Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana for Adults

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Vermont Moves Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana for Adults | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont Senate approved a bill on Friday that would regulate the production and sale of marijuana and eliminate penalties for personal possession and cultivation by adults 21 and older. The Senate amended H. 167, an unrelated House-approved bill, to replace it with a revised version of a marijuana regulation bill that passed […]

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana | NORML

CARBONDALE, IL — Sixty-six percent of voters believe that the adult use and sale of marijuana ought to be treated like alcohol, according to statewide polling data compiled by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. Support for legalization is strongest among voters under 35 years of age (83 percent) and among […]

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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana

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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project

PROVIDENCE, RI — A new poll shows momentum is building behind the effort to end marijuana prohibition in Rhode Island. Regulate Rhode Island director Jared Moffat held a news conference Tuesday at the State House to discuss the results. He was joined by Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence), who recently introduced the […]

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Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana

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Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana | Thomas H. Clarke

BOSTON, MA — A new poll released this week finds enough support among Bay State voters to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts this November. According to a WBUR Poll released Tuesday, Massachusetts voters support Question 4 by a margin of 50% to 45%. Democrats were more likely to support legalization, with 53% in favor and 41% opposed. […]

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Vermont is one step closer to legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

Vermont is one step closer to legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
Vermont is one step closer to legalizing marijuana for recreational use. The Vermont Senate approved a bill Thursday that would end marijuana prohibition in the state. The bill now moves on to the House of Representatives for final approval, according …
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Marijuana Legalization 2016: Eric Holder Says He Wants To Discuss
Colorado and Washington have both legalized recreational marijuana use in the past few years, and now Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have done so as well. A number of states have passed legislation allowing medical marijuana, and some have …
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Friday: 1 Year Anniversary Of Marijuana Legalization In Washington, D.C.
This Friday marks the one year anniversary of the implementation of marijuana legalization in the District of Columbia. In the 2014 election, District voters overwhelmingly passed Ballot Initiative 71 with 70% support, legalizing the possession of up …
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